Woman's suit

American
1980s
Designed by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933)), Retailed by Saks Fifth Avenue (American, founded 1898)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center back (blouse): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 66 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1434.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool knit (jacket and skirt), silk plain weave and satin (blouse)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeve purple and black wool jacket with purple scalloped edges. Labeled: “Adolfo at Saks Fifth Avenue.” Black, long sleeve silk blouse with long ties at the neck. Labeled: “Adolfo at Saks Fifth Avenue.” Knee length, purple and black wool skirt with scalloped purple edges and a slit in the front. Labeled: “Adolfo”.

Provenance

Purchased by donor at Saks Fifth Avenue in Boston, MA in the mid-1980s. Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Tay Ann Jay

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.